Sunday September 27, 2015

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Toronto Directions

Driving Directions

Queen’s Park Circle is situated just south of the Royal Ontario Museum (at Bloor Street West and Avenue Road/Queen’s Park) and continues around the Ontario Legislative Building down to College Street.


From Hwy. 401: Exit at Avenue Road (Exit 367). Continue south. Follow signs indicating 11A. Avenue Road becomes Queen's Park Crescent south of Bloor Street West.

From QEW / Gardiner Expressway: Exit at Spadina Avenue. Proceed north on Spadina Avenue to Bloor Street West and then turn right (east). Proceed east on Bloor Street West until you reach Avenue Road/Queen's Park.

From the Don Valley Expressway: Follow Bloor/Bayview exit. Follow exit to Bloor Street. Turn right (east) onto Bloor Street West and continue to Avenue Road/Queen's Park.

For more detailed driving directions see the following online map services:



Street parking and public parking lots are available within a 10 minute walk of Queen’s Park (Please note that parking fees may range from $5 to $20).

  • 9 Bedford Road, north of Bloor Street, west of Avenue Road (399 spaces)
  • 37 Yorkville Ave, north of Bloor Street, east of Bay Street (1036 spaces)
  • 76 Yorkville Ave, north of Bloor Street, west of Bay Street (175 spaces)
  • 465 Huron St, north of Bloor, east of Spadina (20 spaces)
  • 15 Wellesley Street East, east of Yonge (135 spaces)
  • 13 Isabella Street, east of Yonge, north of Wellesley (29 spaces)
  • 20 Charles Street East, east of Yonge, south of Bloor (430 spaces)

The parking lot at 9 Bedford Road has four accessible parking spots location on Level B1. An elevator nearby provides access to street level.

For more information on parking facilities near Queen’s Park see the following online parking locator services:

  • City of Toronto Municipal Parking Facilities (External Site)
  • University of Toronto, St. George Campus Parking Services (External Site)
  • University Health Network Parking Information (External Site)



The Word On The Street is bike-friendly


The Word On The Street is happy to partner with Cycle Toronto again in 2014 to provide a complimentary bike valet service to visitors. The Bike Valet Service, powered by AutoShare, will be located at the College Street entrance to the Festival.  Festival visitors are encouraged to leave their car at home and use pedal power to make their way to The Word On The Street.


Toronto Transit Commission (TTC)

Several public transportation routes operated by the Toronto Transit Commission (External Site) conveniently pass near Queen’s Park.


For subway access, you can take the subway to either Queen's Park station or Museum Station on the University section of the Yonge-University-Spadina subway line. The Bay and St. George Stations on the Bloor-Danforth subway line are also nearby.


For surface routes, you have a few options. Listed are the most direct. The 506 Carlton W streetcar runs east and west along College St. and passes immediately south of Queen’s Park. The 5 Avenue Rd bus runs down Avenue Road from the Eglinton subway station (note: during the event, the bus re-routes around Queen’s Park).


GO Train

GO Train commuter service (External Site) from outside of Toronto operates conveniently to Union Station. The train station is connected to subway service.